"Live Pterosaurs in America" includes details on
the South Carolina sighting by Susan Wooten
By the author, Jonathan Whitcomb
(To be published about early June, 2009)
[excerpt from the first paragraph of chapter
"Susan Wooten was driving east on Highway 20, to the town of Florence, on a clear mid-afternoon in the fall of about 1989
. . . Where the road is surrounded by woods and swamps, Susan saw something flying from her left, then passing in front of her . .
. 'It swooped down over
the highway and back up gracefully over the pines,' but
its appearance was shocking: ' . . . as big as any
car . . . NO feathers . . . like a humongous bat.'"
I noticed several things that gave credibility to this
It is inconsistent with both a
hoax and with a hallucination or mental condition.
I interviewed Susan over a period of months,
but the book includes many other sightings in the United States.
Between Columbia and
"I heard a loud whooshing noise moving in the air
. . . I saw a huge pterodactyl." (included in
Report of a ropen sighting
The book by Whitcomb
be published in 2009)
[French language (Francais)]
"Le 'ropen' est un cryptid de Papúa la Nouvelle-Guinée. Certains
chercheurs croient que c'est une pterosaur."
[German language (Deutsche)]
"Die kritik der Idee,
dass pterosaurs lebendig sind - Antworten"
"A kritika az ötlet,
hogy pterosaurs él - Válaszok"